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PHOTO GALLERY: Torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Nino hammer Kenya




This aerial photograph taken on Nov, 2023, shows a view of a flooded area in Hames-Boucres, northern France. After record rains and a historic episode of flooding, the floods affected at least 118 farms in Pas-de-Calais, according to the prefecture. A figure set to increase because some farmers, busy saving furniture , have not yet declared their disaster, underlines the general secretary of FDSEA 62, Jean-Pierre Clipet. AFP

This aerial photograph taken on Nov, 2023, shows a view of a flooded area in Hames-Boucres, northern France. After record rains and a historic episode of flooding, the floods affected at least 118 farms in Pas-de-Calais, according to the prefecture. A figure set to increase because some farmers, busy saving furniture , have not yet declared their disaster, underlines the general secretary of FDSEA 62, Jean-Pierre Clipet. AFP

The interior of the Redeemed Gospel Church is seen covered on water following flash floods in Garissa on November 21, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

People carry their belongings while crossing the section of a road collapsing due to flash floods at the Mwingi-Garissa Road near Garissa on November 22, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

Collapsing houses are seen surrounded by water following flash floods in Garissa on November 21, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

A road sign buried in mud is seen next to the remains of a road destroyed by flash floods at the Garissa-Wajir Road in Maalimin on November 21, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

Farmland and houses are covered on water in an inundated area following flash floods in Garissa on November 21, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Nino climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

Members of a farmers community cross a flooded area at a farmland near Garissa on November 21, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

Halan Subeir Salat, 35, tries to collect some of her belongings at the inundated area where she lives following flash floods in Garissa on November 20, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

People gather waiting for goods on top of the section of a road destroyed by flash floods at the Garissa-Wajir Road in Maalimin on November 21, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

Boys gather at the area of a road washed away by flash floods at the Garissa-Wajir Road in Maalimin on November 21, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Ni o climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP

A kid looks on as others play and swim at an inundated football pitch following flash floods in Garissa on November 20, 2023. The Horn of Africa is experiencing torrential rainfall and floods linked to El Nino climate pattern. Several communities are isolated as thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged by floods that struck at least 33 of Kenya s 47 counties, killing more than 70 people and displacing many across the East African nation. AFP